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Feb 9, 2013 7:30am PST
is also going to be sending resources to suffolk county and we thank you for that, and nassau county executive and the neighboring counties, going to be sending resources. he so there will be additional equipment and personnel en route to suffolk as we speak and equipment coming from other parts of the state, also. this state had consequences, but nothing like our neighboring states. the state of connecticut, the situation was worse and the situation in the state of massachusetts was much, much worse. i spoke to governor malloy of connecticut and governor duval patrick of massachusetts. we're in a position where we're going to be sending resources to both of those states. we'll send plow equipment personnel to connecticut and also massachusetts. we'll be also sending utility crews to connecticut and massachusetts. in terms of power outages, we have an issue in suffolk county, about 10,000 people are out of power and we have been working with the utility companies there and we'll be sending resources, but we can also send resources to connecticut and massachusetts and we'll be doing t
Feb 9, 2013 1:00am PST
about. this is the news we got from suffolk -- excuse me suffolk county police there's hundreds of car, first time we heard a number. hundreds of cars stuck across long island and including on the l.i.e. since this started and the number of stranded people, they say, exceeded the number of tow trucks and crews because of the weather so a lot have been recovered. many are still out there right now. stuck. suffolk county pd say authorities are doing everything they can to make sure everyone is warm and i'm getting to higher risk people first and no clear numbers on that. we'll be on that story throughout the rest of the morning and day. meanwhile, ali velshi has been out in the thick of things. i though a lot of folks enjoy watching what he does. here's a twitter handle in the middle of the night. ali velshi, let me assure you he loves these kinds of things and put him on cape cod, the easternmost points, one of the hartest hit area with thousands were plunged into darkness. here he was. >> they're back on in dennisport but they're off for many, many hundreds of thousands of customer in
Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
me, up to new york has 22 inches of snow. this is suffolk county. you talk about islip and all the way to montauk. we knew this area was getting pounded by snow. that's where the slow-down, we know cars were stopped on the freeway, and even the fire department couldn't get them because the snow was so deep. probably because the drifts are so deep. snow mobile was going out to get them. that was from the emergency manager of suffolk county. >> is the worst of this over? >> i think it's close. i think the low pressure is as close to ali as it's going to get. it's almost like when i watch ali and the wind comes and goes, it's almost like watching him in a hurricane where an outer band will come by and the wind will pick up, then the outer band will leave and the wind completely stops. that's what it feels like to me. that low will be close to him for the next three hours. by 4:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m., it starts to move away. the wind for him shifts direction. so he's going to be shifting direction because just like a hurricane, the wind is going to start to move as the low moves away.
Feb 9, 2013 4:30am PST
returned. >> the roads are still closed out here in suffolk county. and we have our guys plowing our parking lot. but right now, everything's pretty much stand still out here. >> jerry, have you seen anything like this at the walmart? >> not since i've been here. not this bad. >> we hope it improves throughout the day. jerry greek joining us from the walmart out in suffolk county where they opened the doors and let people in many of whom trapped out on the roadways as the snow continues to fall. thank you very much for joining us. >>> now back to the other big story we're following. the intense manhunt. this one in california. we'll have a live report and bring you up to speed next. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more... [ midwestern/chicago accent ] cheddar! yeah! 50 percent more [yodeling] yodel-ay-ee-oo. 50% more flash. [ southern accent ] 50 percent more taters. that's where tots co
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am PST
as new york and suffolk county got heard. the governor of new york talk about what they will do to help out not only in the state of new york and connecticut and massachusetts. speaking of connecticut, we'll be joined live from the phone is mapor of hardford. we listened to your governor talking about 39,000 people being without power in the state and the need for 4 by 4 vehicles. what is it like in your city? we just lost him on the phone it is it happening largely because of the weather. we'll make every effort to get back to him so we can talk to mayor segara. hartford has been hit by it we've got the mayor back again. are you with us? >> hi, good morning, how are you? >> we lost you a moment and glad to have you back. what is the situation like for nuhartford as it relates to the snow? >> we have a fleet of 40s trucks trying to clear the streasts and principle arteries . we are asking the public to please stay off of the road. they are slowing down our efforts in terms of doing the best we can in plowing and we'll not be able to get the side streets until we clear the major after th
Feb 9, 2013 2:00am PST
preparations for suffolk county. ed, thanks for joining us this morning. and let me ask you this, where are these cars and home do you think are stuck? >> well, most are on the long island expressway and some of the roads that travel north and south on -- in the county also are at the higher elevations where we got higher accumulations of snow. we have cars stuck up there nearly all of the cars have been searched and all of the people have been removed through a risky operation that took place over the last two or three hours and been successful in removing those folks. a lot of the cars are still abandoned in place. we are working on getting plows and tow trucks to clear the roadways out. >> you had to have teams that were literally going car to car in the middle of the storm? >> that's correct. we used restoreses with snowmobile and four-wheel drive vehicles and high axle drivers. >> where did they go for refuge? did they find places, people's homes, businesses, that sort of thing? >> we found there's still quite a number of the local mini marts are open, convenience stores are open.
Feb 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
about 6:00 p.m. yesterday. the manager opened the doors because so many people up here in suffolk county are stranded. we have one group in electronics, watching a movie. this group is calling this the walmart pileup. they've gotten their supplies and this is diana. you have your puzzle over here, your chair, your blanket. this is your second night in this walmart and you only live a couple miles away? >> that's right. >> how long were you stranded in your car? >> about three hours i was traveling. >> reporter: you tried to get out today, the roads were still blocked? >> impassable. there was a lot of prep i was doing to get my car out. people helped me dig out the car but the entrance is blocked with a lot of cars. >> reporter: do you hope you get out tomorrow? >>> hope so. >> reporter: in the meantime, keeping yourself busy? >> absolutely. >> reporter: what was it like stay here last night? >> a little surreal and all our needs are met and warm and comfortable and safe. >> reporter: thank you for your time. there were about 30 people here last night. the county is saying hundreds of ca
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
of there, connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts. mt. sinai, 19 inches. this is suffolk count a, the north shore of long island. 19 inches. manchester, keblth, 18.5. if you go into mansfield, into massachusetts, 16 inches of snow. we haven't seen numbers like this now for a while. we know that it has been snowing 2 to 3 inches per hour. if it will do that, even 1 to 2 inches per hour, for another eight hours, you can do the math. we still have more snow to come, especially into new england. connecticut, massachusetts, rhode island. a little shutting off in new york city rights now, but the snow is still coming down. and it will come down for the rest of the night. probably until morning. every time we see the blue here, the lighter blue, that is heavier snow. when you see the pink, that's what ali velshi is in. he's right there, and the pink is snow that's kind of melted and froze again, and the closer you get to the center of the low, the warmer it's going to get. and ali is going to be the closest person to that center of the low, so he's going to see that stuff, that pelting
Feb 9, 2013 3:00am PST
and still snowing. as for the cars, stranded cars all around suffolk county. suffolk police, the police department out here telling us that there are literally still stuck in the snow. as far as the l.i.e. is concerned, the estimate is about 60 to 100 cars stuck there. big area of trouble is behind two tractor-trailers that jackknifed around midnight. all the cars behind them got stuck, because of the problem with the tractor-trailers and at last word, police and rescue crews trying to get those cars out from behind the tractor-trailer. so a lot of work to do, we've been told that no one has been immune to getting stuck in the snowdrifts, we've heard of buses of even plows getting stuck here, one guy told me the snowdrifts in some areas in port jefferson are shoulder length. as far as travel nightmare stories, we've heard a few of them. one of our photographers, it took him five hours to go 18 miles last night. i spoke to a woman a little while ago from the fdny who was returning home from work, from queens, maybe about 40 miles from here, it took her close to four hours. the cleanup is
Feb 9, 2013 6:30am PST
, new york city, done for you. eastern end of long island. suffolk county still seeing snow but nothing as heavy as we've seen. you see where it's brighter here. that's what we call bright banding where the snow coming down more in earnest. more dynamic lifting happening there. that's where the two to three inches were. predominantly right like this, a stripe. that's what allowed for those 30 inches. that's how it just adds up. but you see as we move through today and in toward this afternoon, 11:00, the area of low pressure off the coast. pretty much clears everybody. by tonight, it clears boston, clears maine even. by 3:00, you see where it is. then tomorrow, everyone is dry for the most part. still the winds behind it will be substantial. but we had wind gust today and really last night around midnight, 60, 70, even 80 mile-per-hour winds around the cape, island, nantucket. that is all winding down. and today and tomorrow, more gusts in the 20s and 30s. blowing the snow around. >> all right. that's still going to be a hazard for a lot of people traveling on the roads. and speaking of
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
. but many will be brand names and reginal monikers. and there will be some generic suffolks. >>> google may find themselves at the center of a violation investigation. they called on the trade commission to act immediately on the most recent allegations of privacy violation. google is accused of sharing users personal information with app developers. they said google has been a serial abuser and suggested they be fined billions of dollars. a spokeswoman said it is fully compliant with the law. >>> some people in oakland called ktvu channel 2 news because they are upset about vandalism. the area is near 8th and chester streets. they say saturday morning after a party someone spray painted three buildings, including a church. they said they might bree the work -- be the work of teen whose live in the neighborhood. >> this is not gang grufity. they want the notoriety and that is why they are as prolific as they are. >> police came and took a record. neighbors called us because they want this to stop and they want the people who did it to be prosecuted. >>> california bald eagle hatch add the s
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
and then you hit the blizzard. >> exit 53 right after nassau county. suffolk county it was not done. no plows through there. our friend mayor bloomberg should have sent some of the great new york city sanitation guys to open up the long island expressway. a main artery. that should have been cleared. >> geraldo: 200 cars. >> 200 cars struck there. no plows at all. that is inexcusable. >> geraldo: people spent the night there, many of them. tomorrow night is one hollywood's biggest parties. the 55th annual grammy awards and with the rogue cop, the renegade still on the loose, security will be extra tight there. our alisa acuna is live at la. d headquarters. i imagine the security in the building you are in right now must be intense. >> security very intense here in downtown los angeles and the los angeles police chief ordered the reopening of the proceedings that led to the firing of christopher dorner in 2008 and that firing passing you know, geraldo is, is what dorner himself say is led him to seek a violent revenge on police and families. cops say the killings of three people this past week
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
of suffolk county says there are cars stranded on the lie and on the sunrise highway that they can't get to. snowmobiles have gone out to get those people out of their cars. i knew it was going to happen. this was my worst nightmare. good news is that most everybody knew to be inside. this is just not the time to drive around. once somebody slides around in front of you, even though it's a couple inches of snow, you don't realize that you can't go for a couple hours. that snow will pile up. so there you go. saturday, midnight, right now, that's the low. that's the reason why the winds are howling so badly in boston where ali velshi is on the cape. this is the closest approach that we're going to get to the u.s. unlike sandy that made the left-hand turn like this, this storm will turn right and head out to sea. but it will continue to push snow like this for the next at least ten hours into maine, new hampshire, parts of vermont, massachusetts, rhode island and connecticut. don't you like how i know all my states there? >> a-plus. >> there goes the low. by 3:00, moving away from the cape, wi
Feb 9, 2013 4:00am PST
trucks, you name it, everyone have problems getting through. we spoke to the county executive in suffolk county, and he said while cars are standed it appears most of the drivers have been taken safely -- taken away safely. no injuries reported as a result of the stranding, that's good news. but the conditions persist and because so many cars are stuck in the roadway, plows can't make it through to get the snow out of the way, so it's a situation that seems to have no end. where we are here, you can see plow truck is already working mountains of snow to be out here in port jefferson, about 20 inches of snow has fallen, to the west of us in a community called setauket, they had 28 inches of snow. i spoke to a woman who is a member of the fdny, drove out here from new york city. maybe 40, 45 miles. took her four hours to get here, and and she was absolutely giddy because she made it through the minefield of blowing snow and stranned cars. like this through much of the day. a lot of work ahead for the plows and payloaders to clear everything out of the way. >> hey, greg. i'm getting a look
Feb 5, 2013 3:35am EST
, as well in suffolk and norfolk. and it's somewhat in his style. but if i'd aimed higher, i might have thought sir john lavery. i mean, it is that good. its color, apart from anything else, this wonderful dark background, and this beautiful splash of red echoed in her lips. and she's only 18 you're saying? >> man: yes. >> appraiser: she's an absolute poppit. and the speed at which its painted is very much to its benefit, because if it had been really, really careful it wouldn't have that instant charm, reaches out to us over quite a few generations to make it as immediate now as it must have been then. now, this might reward some work, because we've got a name we've got lady hoare. now, a painting of lady hoare by a major society portraitist should be trackable. we should be able to find it. and it just means a little bit of book work, a bit of library work, and then we've got a name for the painter of your grandmother it seems to me. if it were lavery, it's a very valuable painting. and if it's harrington mann, it's not far behind. lavery, perhaps 4k to 6,000 pounds if its him. >> man
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
by a lovely old man from a tiny village in suffolk. right. thorns corner, it was called. old mr. wright lived in a wee shed of a house, and all the way round, he had junk of every kind. even old violins. they were all piled up. and this was part of his junk? ( laughing ) well, yes, he gave me these as a wedding present
Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
island in suffolk county. we were in his basement. he hadn't finished repairs from flooding that occurred with hurricane sandy. he also told me look, i've spent all the money i have trying to fix my basement. if this blizzard comes and knocks me out further, he said i don't know what i'm going to do. he is one of thousands of residents in similar situations. >> let me ask you about the residents you've talked to tonight. was there a big rush everybody heading to the stores to pack up on supplies and how long are people expected to stay off the streets and in their homes? >> reporter: well, the storm is expected to blow through here by tomorrow morning. there have been a lot of people who pack up on supplies. one gentleman said look, this is new england and the northeast. the difference is he said this is the first blizzard we've had in up to two years. maybe people had relaxed a bit, but he was ready. he was actually plowing his neighbor's yard, his yard and somebody else's down the street, but he said i'm going to have to go to work in the morning. he worked in the heating business. he'
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am PST
neighbor. i want to actually applaud governor cuomo who's sending all the resources needed to suffolk county. that's been really hard hit. he's also helping out our neighbors in massachusetts and connecticut. he's sending snowplows, utility crews to the really hard-hit areas. that's called being a good neighbor. are going to do the same for us. >> reporter: there are towns with 80 to 90% of the people without power. these people have to get out of there. go to hotels or somewhere else in different portions of the state. the only way to do that is to clear the roads. they got to do it in a hurry. >> they sure do. thank you so much. >>> let's go now to connecticut and reporter doug green from nbc station wvit is live for us in waterbury. how's it going out there? what's it like where you are? >> reporter: it's cold, alex, and it's windy. but it has stopped snowing. it stopped about 9:00 in the morning. cleanup has begun already in this city about 70 middle east northeast of new york city. we have more snow than a lot of people have seen in their floois one time. some of the veteran plow
Feb 11, 2013 2:00am PST
got stuck here. we have a suffolk police officer trying to help that trucker. why about these highways close? we can go back to that video you showed, john. over the weekend, you know, this storm really hit on friday during rush hour. a lot of people were trying to head home, beat the storm but they clearly didn't because the snow fell so fast so hard. that's why those -- that's why those cars got stuck like that. they had to close the highway so they could get those cars out and plow that snow. that is why the highway was closed from sunday morning up to the wee hours of this morning. finally the westbound, the lanes heading towards new york city, are open again. >> that's good news, but those side streets still a mess, man. >>> no place got dumped on worse than the town of hamden, connecticut. how about 40 inches of snow? >> that's crazy. >> the big dig so far barely able to make a dent for those folks. george howell is there for us live this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. 40 inches of snow what do you do with that? where do you start? what you find here in hamden
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
getting stuck just on this street and this is just one little street in suffolk county. >> looks terrible. alison kosik reporting live this morning. >>> gun violence is a growing problem in this country. now president obama plans to go home and talk guns. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. >>> 17 past the hour. time to check our top stories. catholics around the world are waking up for news pope benedict xvi is resigning. the 85-year-old pontiff cited his advanced age. vatican spokesman says it was a carefully thought out decision. the pope's resignation is the first in nearly 600 years. he'll leave at the end of the month. >>> city of l
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
. stu, have a great show. thanks for joining us. >> thank you, jamie. >> 4 clin 15 in suffolk county, new york, and it is climbing. hawaii is seeing some of the highest price, averaging $4.26 a gallon followed by california as stuart mentioned there. some of the cheapest gas is found in montana and wyoming where a gallon of unleaded averages only $3.18. huge stuff. jamie: another fox news alert. there is an al qaeda affiliated terror group that is claiming responsibility for a string of car bomb attacks we've seen in baghdad. coordinated bombings killing at least 37 people and injuring many others. according to statements they posted online, the attack was retaliation against a shiite-led government for alleged crimes against sunni muslims. more than 100 people hurt in the homicide blasts. bill: we have a jam-packed hour straight ahead. the white house leaking the plan for immigration reform. why marco rubio says it is doa, it is dead on arrival and it does not help. we'll debate that in a moment. jamie? jamie: it also lit up the sky, sent a city into a panic. check this out. scienti
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
stranded on the long island expressway. we have a sergeant from the suffolk county highway patrol. >> good morning, sir. >> was the l.i.e. actually closed and these are folks that drove on, ignored the closed signs. >> the signs, it's closed, by recommendation for emergency vehicles only. mother nature is closing it with at least a foot or more of this heavy, thick snow that's just stopping vehicles in their tracks. >> any folks actually left overnight? stranded in cars overnight? >> we were able to at least remove the persons from the vehicles, and the vehicles be left behind, but we did a good job. we have enough four-wheel drive vehicles where we can get up and down. we've been able to move up and down the roadways and remove any people from the cars. >> and we should point out, are you pretty far east of where i am here in new york city. is it still snowing there? still getting people stranded even as we speak? >> yes, yes. every time we pass somebody new is sideways across the road, blocking the -- the one passable lane. snow still coming down out here. >> are you having trouble getti
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
, this section of suffolk county in long island averaged between 20 and 34 inches of snow. and then port jefferson, they have ferries that go from here to bridgeport, connecticut. bridgeport, up towards the hartford area, we're talking 30-plus inches there. >> geez. >> reporter: so, i don't know who got it worse, you know? is 25 worse than 28? >> it's all relative at that point. >> reporter: yeah, it's all bad and it will take a while before this is gone. >> paul goodloe with the weather channel. president obama declared a state of emergency in connecticut earlier today and you can see why. thank you, paul. >> reporter: sure. >>> back to politics now. among the attendees at president obama's state of the union tuesday night will be former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. at last year's state of the union, while in the early stages of her recovery from gunshot wounds, giffords was warmly greeted when she entered. she resigned her seat in congress the very next day. a powerful image. i want to turn to the political war room. chris kofinis, former chief of staff of west virginia senator jo
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
lives and works in the state. john berg is with suffolk university in boston. >> it's kind of a mark of desperation. first they tried to get his mother. she made it clear she didn't want to. the joke being around is it will be the horse next. >> reporter: a source close to the romneys tells cnn tagg is thinking about it but it's unlikely. even if he runs, could he win in a state his father lost by 23 points last year? >> i think he would have a real uphill struggle. from the point of view of the republican party, it does get a name in there and, you know, with some visibility and might be better than nothing for them. but i think that his chances of actually winning are pretty low. >> reporter: still, the speculation isn't going away. even some of his own family have suggested in the past that tagg would be the next romney to run. >> who wants to follow in your grandfather's foot steps and in your dad's foot steps and be a politician? raise your hand right now. >> i'd like to follow their foot step, just not the political part. >> everyone keeps suggesting -- >> someone asked if it w
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